Man Robs Store in Rio, Breaks Into Metrô, Takes a Hostage and Then Surrenders

Armed with a revolver, he took a man hostage who was waiting for the train; no one was injured.

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A man who had just held up a Lojas Americanas store in Copacabana on Friday night broke into the nearby Cardeal Arcoverde metrô station, went to the platform and, armed with a revolver, took hostage a man who was waiting for the train, .


The state Police were called, and the boy was arrested. By 10.30 PM his name had not yet been disclosed. No one was injured.

The boy held up a Lojas Americanas store located on Barata Ribeiro street, a few meters from the station. From there, he . . .

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